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Certificate validity: 16 Jun 2016 - Jun 2017

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Date of initial review:

11 Jun 2016

Certificate validity:

16 Jun 2016 - Jun 2017

Date of last visit:

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We pride ourselves on ensuring that Verywell leaves you feeling confident in the next steps you’ll take on the path to better health.
That’s why we work hard to provide you with comprehensive content that you, above all, can rely on. Our articles are not only written by experienced doctors, therapists, nurses, and other experts, but vetted for accuracy by board-certified physicians.
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Our content contributors are doctors, therapists, nurses, nutritionists, and other professionals. These experts put their knowledge to work for you with every article they write so you can benefit from their years of experience.
 

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Sources:
Amy M. Egras,1 William R. Hamilton,2 Thomas L. Lenz,3,* and Michael S. Monaghan. "An Evidence-Based Review of Fat Modifying Supplemental Weight Loss Products." J Obes. 2011; 2011: 297315.
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2931392/

Arnot, Bob. The Aztec Diet. HarperCollins. 2013.
 

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Updated April 1, 2016
 

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The Elderly Have Higher Risk and Rates of Complications When Having Surgery
 

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Verywell contractually requires that its contributors maintain high ethical standards and all legal requirements, including Federal Trade Commission (FTC) disclosure requirements. Contributors writing for Verywell are contractually obligated to comply with ethical standards embodied in the HONcode.
 

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All advertising or sponsored content on Verywell is clearly and unambiguously distinguished from editorial content through borders or other distinguishing elements and/or identified as an "Ad," "Advertisement," "Sponsored" or a similar designation indicating that the content is being provided by or on behalf of the sponsor.
 

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